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St Andrews hosts Energy Ethics Conference

Last week saw the University of St Andrews host an international Energy Ethics conference, where the ethical dilemmas surrounding our  relationships with energy were explored by over 25 academics. Topics of discussion ranged from the energy injustices for the ‘off-grid’ citizen, to the complicated ethical considerations ex-coal miners must face, in response to a declining industry.…

22 March 2016Education Energy Guardbridge Energy Centre Renewables


Road closures necessary as work on Fife Green Energy Centre begins

Residents and workers in North East Fife are being advised to expect travel disruption during early Spring 2016, when major pipe-laying works get underway on the main A919 Guardbridge to St Andrews road. Fife Council will close the road, from 15 February 2016 to 8 April 2016, to allow 4 miles of water-pipe to be…

14 September 2015Guardbridge Energy Centre

Scotland Office Minister visits Guardbridge biomass project

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland Lord Dunlop today (Tuesday August 18) visited the £25 million green energy centre under construction at Guardbridge. A state-of-the-art biomass facility, using only wood from sustainable local sources, will be built on the site of a former paper mill at Guardbridge and will pump hot water from the…

18 August 2015Guardbridge Energy Centre

Spades of potential

Deputy First Minster John Swinney joined in the official start of construction work on the £25 million University’s green energy centre at Guardbridge this month (Monday 6 July 2015). A state-of-the-art biomass facility, using only wood from sustainable local sources, will be built on the site of a former paper mill at Guardbridge and which…

10 July 2015Guardbridge Energy Centre

Students Tour Future Guardbridge Biomass Energy Centre

Today we led over a dozen interested students on a special tour of the former Guardbridge paper mill, which is set to host one of the University’s two new macro scale renewable energy installations, the Guardbridge Biomass Energy Centre. The second macro renewables project is Kenly Wind Farm which was recently given approval in October, 2013. The…

20 November 2013Energy Guardbridge Energy Centre